Wildlings: Busy Bugs

Hitchcock Nature Center, Pottawattamie County

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Students age 3 to 5 are invited to join us for Wildlings: Busy Bugs on Wednesday, June 17th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Hitchcock Nature Center. Did you know butterflies taste with their feet? Or that most flowers cannot make seeds without help from insects. Insects are fascinating & have so many neat adaptations to learn about. Go on an insect safari & see what insects live in the forests & prairies. Discover their secrets & learn more about these tiny creatures that share our world.

Wildlings Camp is designed for unaccompanied campers age 3 to 5 who have not attended Kindergarten. Camps will be held at Hitchcock Nature Center from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. June 15th through 19th. Cost is $15.00 per camper per day & includes park admission & all program materials.Online pre-registration is required as space is limited.

2020 Wildlings Camps
Monday, June 15th: Feisty Frogs
Tuesday, June 16th: Rockin' Reptiles
Wednesday, June 17th: Busy Bugs
Thursday, June 18th: Furry Friends
Friday, June 19th: Brilliant Birds

Join us for some summer fun during Pottawattamie Conservation's 2020 Summer Nature Camps! Camps are offered for youth Pre-K through 9th Grade with a focus on fostering an understanding & appreciation of Iowa's unique environment. Campers will experience traditional summer camp games, outdoor adventures, & skill building activities during these immersive, hands-on camps.C

Due to the material needs of each camp we observe the following cancellation policy.
14 Days (Or More) Notice - 50% Refund
13 to 8 Days Notice - 25% Refund
7 Days or Less Notice - 0% Refund

To cancel your camp registration please call 712-545-3283 extension 1189 or email environmentaleducation@pottcounty-ia.gov.

* Camps with less than 10 registered participants may be cancelled at the discretion of Pottawattamie Conservation. Camps cancelled by Pottawattamie Conservation will be refunded 100%.

Please meet at the Loess Hills Lodge.2020 Programming Sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation


The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resources Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

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Wildlings: Busy Bugs


Wednesday, June 17, 2020
9:00 AM


Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, IA 51542
Rene Stroud, Naturalist rene.stroud@pottcounty-ia.gov
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Children - $15.00


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